Must-Know Thanksgiving Hosting Tips for Renters

 You don’t have to have a huge home in order to host Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re willing to think outside the box, you’ll have no trouble fitting your whole crew into your apartment! Here’s how to do it. Get creative with dining areas. If your dining room or eat-in kitchen is simply too small to […]

Bring a Big Appetite to Beer, Bourbon, and Bags on Nov. 14

Manor Hill Brewing. Heavy Seas Beer. Evolution Craft Brewing Co. This is just a small snapshot of the much larger list of vendors slated to show up at the Beer, Bourbon, and Bags event on Thursday, November 14th. They’ll be joined by a variety of distilleries, too, such as Sagamore Spirit, Reservoir Bourbon, and Twin […]

Glam Up Your Gourd With These Pumpkin Decorating DIYs

You probably shake up your decor a bit when autumn rolls around. It’s the perfect time of year to bring on the twinkle lights and the leafy garlands. But if you’re bored with the standard autumnal decor, you can bring the extra glitz with these pumpkin decorating DIY ideas. Confetti PumpkinsGet your pumpkins Halloween party-ready […]

The Knights of Columbus Oktoberfest Takes Place Oct. 19

It’ll be pretty obvious when you’re about to come upon the Knights of Columbus’s Oktoberfest celebration in Columbia. The lilting sound of polka and the aroma of German brats will greet you even before you cross the threshold of the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, where the festival is being held this Saturday. From 6 to […]

Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

Saturday Near Huntington Square: The Hops and Harvest Festival!

Hysteria Brewing Co. The Brookeville Beer Farm. 7 Locks Brewing. These craft breweries land on a large list of local businesses that are lined up for this year’s Hops and Harvest Festival tomorrow. True to its name, the festival brings out some of the best breweries to pour their suds, joined by artisan distilleries and […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]

The Free Columbia Art Center Fall Fest Open House Is Tomorrow

Embrace your inner artist (or discover them for the first time) at the free Columbia Art Center Fall Fest Open House! The art center will throw open its doors to the public from 12 to 2 p.m. tomorrow so that budding makers of all ages can check out what it has to offer—and try their […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

Sept. 15 in Columbia: The Backyard Bash 5K/Fun Run and Festival!

The Backyard Bash 5K/Fun Run and Festival was such a hit last year that its organizers decided to bring it back for a second installment. The race is returning this year on Sunday, September 15th at 8 a.m., and it’s just the beginning of a day-long celebration in the Columbia community. Start the morning off […]